Ricky Skaggs To Be Honored At Country Music Hall Of Fame And Museum

Ricky Skaggs To Be Honored At Country Music Hall Of Fame & Museum

For as long as I can remember, Ricky Skaggs has been a staple in a great music collection. He really helped pioneer the country and bluegrass music that we listen to today. So, it’s no surprise that all of his influence and creativity will be acknowledged in a special program at the Country Music Hall Of Fame And Museum on May 13th.
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Ricky Skaggs On Bill Monroe, His Musical Roots & New Country

Ricky Skaggs on Bill Monroe and his Musical Influences

With 12 #1 hit country singles, 14 GRAMMY Awards and tons of other accolades, Ricky Skaggs is a country and bluegrass legend. He will be receiving some other well deserved honors this month as well. On October 26th, he will be inducted into the Musicians Hall of Fame {along with Garth Brooks and the late Jerry Reed} and then on October 31st, Skaggs will be honored with the prestigious ASCAP Founders Award {previous recipients include George Strait, Alan Jackson, Emmylou Harris, Tom Petty and more}. Locally, you can also catch him in concert at the Carolina Theatre, in Greensboro, NC on October 14th. We got the chance to talk with Skaggs about these honors, his upcoming events and what he has in store for the near future.
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